From swamp to cess pool

"Drain the swamp" is a fantastic political slogan. It conjures images of clearing out reptiles and other slimy creatures from their smelly, muddy homes, and then getting rid of the smell and the mud. It doubles though as an allusion to the fact that the District of Columbia was built on an actual swamp, back … Continue reading From swamp to cess pool


Sympathy for Mike Pence?

Mike Pence is, ultimately, a decent human being. Now, there are a lot of people who disagree with his politics or his faith that may think otherwise, but they are wrong. Those disagreements are perfectly valid, since Pence's own politics place him on the edge of the bubble of what most Americans consider acceptable. But … Continue reading Sympathy for Mike Pence?